New York City Council Header
File #: Int 1558-2019    Version: * Name: Making public the mayor’s office of operations’ report on veterans receiving certain city services.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Veterans
On agenda: 5/29/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to making public the mayor's office of operations' report on veterans receiving certain city services
Sponsors: Alicka Ampry-Samuel
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This legislation would require the Department of Veterans’ Services to make publicly available on its website the report on veterans receiving certain city services required by Local Law 23 of 2015.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1558, 2. Int. No. 1558, 3. Committee Report 5/21/19, 4. Hearing Testimony 5/21/19, 5. Hearing Transcript 5/21/19, 6. May 29, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-29-19, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 29, 2019, 9. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of May 29, 2019 Held on June 13, 2019
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/29/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/29/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/21/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Veterans Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/21/2019*Alicka Ampry-Samuel Committee on Veterans P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Preconsidered Int. No. 1558

 

By Council Member Ampry-Samuel

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to making public the mayor’s office of operations’ report on veterans receiving certain city services

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 3-116 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 23 for the year 2015, is amended to read as follows:

 §3-116 Report on veterans receiving city services. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms [shall] have the following meanings:

      [(1)]   ["]Fee-exempt mobile food vending license. ["] The term “fee-exempt mobile food vending license” means any license as required by section 17-307 of this code for which the annual fee is waived pursuant to subdivision e of section 17-308 of this code[;].

      [(2)]   ["]Food vending permit. ["] The term “food vending permit” means any permit as required by section 17-307 of this code[;].

      [(3)]   ["]General vending license. ["] The term “general vending license” means a license as required by section 20-453 of this code[;].

      [(4)]   ["]HUD-VASH voucher. ["] The term “HUD-VASH voucher” means any voucher funded by the United States department of housing and urban development and United States department of veterans affairs supportive housing program[;].

     [(5)]   ["]Mitchell-Lama housing. ["] The term “Mitchell-Lama housing” means any housing development organized pursuant to article two of the private housing finance law that is supervised by the department of housing preservation and development[;].

      [(6)]   ["]Veteran.["] The term “veteran” means a person who has served in the active military service of the United States and who has been released from such service otherwise than by dishonorable discharge.

   b.   The mayor's office of operations shall report in writing to the [director] commissioner of the [office of veterans' affairs] department of veterans’ services, the veterans' advisory board, and the council the following data for the prior calendar year, to the extent practicable, disaggregated by borough: (1) the total number of Mitchell-Lama housing applications received from veterans or their surviving spouses who have identified themselves as the head of household on such applications; (2) the total number of Mitchell-Lama housing applications approved by the department of housing preservation and development for veterans or their surviving spouses who have identified themselves as the head of household on such application; (3) the total number of fee-exempt mobile food vending licenses and food vending permits issued by the department of health and mental hygiene to veterans, (4) the number of general vending licenses issued by the department of consumer affairs to veterans; (5) the total number of veterans who submitted an application to the department of consumer affairs for a general vending license; (6) the total number of veterans residing in the city who utilized a HUD-VASH voucher; and (7) the total number of civil service examination applications received by the department of citywide administrative services for which the applicant claimed a veterans credit as provided for in section 85 of the civil service law.

                        c.   Such data may be included as part of the management report provided for in section 12 of the charter, or may be issued as an independent report of the mayor's office of operations, with such independent report being due no later than October 15th of each year.

d. The department of veterans’ services shall post the report required pursuant to subdivision b to its website.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

NJC

LS #8994

5/3/19